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Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Summary

Amends the Quarantine Act 1908 to allow the minister to appoint a Commissioner to conduct a Commission of inquiry into the outbreak of equine influenza in Australia, and provides that relevant powers and protections in the Royal Commission Act 1902 apply to the inquiry. Also makes consequential amendments to the Archives Act 1983, Freedom of Information Act 1982 and Privacy Act 1988.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/07  
Second reading moved 12/09/07  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/09/07  
Second reading moved 18/09/07  
Second reading agreed to 18/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/07  
     
Assent 24/09/07 Act no.: 158 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5392]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Opposition [sheet 5388]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes